Consultant nurse, urgent and emergency care
Tim Yorston has worked as a nurse in the NHS since 1986 and has practiced in the speciality of urgent and emergency care since 1990. The majority of this time has been as an emergency nurse practitioner and nurse manager. He has been a consultant nurse since 2018.
His area of interest and expertise is urgent care, including the clinical management of patients with unscheduled minor injuries and illness. His ambition is to further develop nurse, allied health professional and pharmacist advanced practice across emergency care to create a workforce with a blend of skills.
Tim is the lead for a team of advanced clinical practitioners who care for patients in all areas of the emergency department. His clinical practice is based in urgent care, however he works across the emergency floor to maintain and improve the care patients receive. He is the module lead for a learning course on minor injury and illness.
Education and training
- Independent prescribing, King's College London, 2005
- MSc in nursing, advanced practitioner pathway, City, University of London, 2003
- Registered nurse training, York and Scarborough College of Nursing and Midwifery, 1989
Email: [email protected]
- Specialist nurse autonomous practice
- Advanced practice
- Minor injury and illness
- Emergency nursing
- Non-medical prescribing
- Clinical service development
- Clinical education
- Quality improvement and patient safety
Last updated: September 2022